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Towards an India where women lead

Women’s emancipation and empowerment need to be first fought for at the level of ideas and narratives. It is at the level of the mind and intellect where the real battle for us lies, from now to India at 100

India at 100 must be a nation without discrimination

K K Shailaja writes: I hope that will be an India where freedom of expression is not curtailed, people are allowed to express themselves without fear

India@100: A digitally-powered and sustainable innovation hub

By 2047 India could become a knowledge economy powered by cutting-edge research. Inclusivity and increasing participation of women hold the key

Imagining India at 100: Where Health is recognised as being critical for human capital

People live longer, are much healthier, have access to all health services, good nutrition, clean air and water.

The young, optimistic and idealistic will shape India at 100

They bring energy, passion, diversity into the work they do, as the battle for justice, environmental sustainability, rights and dignity of the vulnerable. In a country that will still be young on its 100th I-Day, this active citizenship is heartening news

Both sides now

April 7, 2009 1:39:50 am

Obama has a rare moment of bipartisan backing for his foreign policy — but is that a good thing?

Barack takes London

April 7, 2009 12:07:04 am

Whatever challenges he faces,at least Europe still hearts Obama

Maa behenji insults

April 7, 2009 12:04:56 am

Also,American TV just doesn’t have the colourful imagination of our TV news

The virtuoso militant

April 7, 2009 12:01:07 am

Terrorist acts in Mumbai and Lahore have scrambled the rules of international conflict

Dealing with the hidden hunger of our children

April 6, 2009 2:44:10 pm

Coomi Kapoor | Blog Bytes

A recent article in the New York Times by Somini Sengupta points out that despite galloping economic growth in India,we have one of the worst malnutrition rates in the world.

Maternal politics

April 6, 2009 12:31:23 pm

The Mayawati-Maneka faceoff touches on the eternal dilemma of powerful women

The way we are

April 6, 2009 12:47:41 am

A lawyer appointed to defend Ajmal Amir Kasab shouldn’t have his or her patriotism,etc called into question. S/he is only discharging a professional duty…..

More fireworks

April 6, 2009 12:45:50 am

North Korea goes ahead with a controversial and threatening rocket launch

Queuing even to leave

April 6, 2009 12:44:08 am

Mamata’s siren promise: change,but not too much

Welcoming Obama’s Nuke Initiative

April 5, 2009 7:18:59 pm

C. Raja Mohan | Raja-Mandala

The Rahul Gandhi Gamble

April 5, 2009 3:20:52 am

During the first general election of 1952,a candidate of the Rama Rajya Parishad who was standing against Pandit Nehru asked him….

Why India is turning to populism

April 5, 2009 12:55:04 am

Not being an expert in etymology,I do not know how the word ‘populism’ originated. However,keen observers of and participants….

Pity the poor Indian voter

April 5, 2009 12:52:28 am

Hindutva martial music blared against a backdrop of angry saffron as the aged Iron Man sat amid his ageing comrades and tried to look young and vital….

A Hindi film that hits you hard

April 5, 2009 12:48:01 am

Gulaal is an extraordinary and overpowering film. I watched it a fortnight ago,and I watched it again ten days ago…..

Elephantine problem

April 5, 2009 12:11:32 am

Mayawati’s penchant for setting up parks has,ironically,not found favour with environmentalists and naturalists…..

Reflections on ballot

April 4, 2009 11:46:44 pm

In 1977,I was younger,fitter and better capable of voting.

Now there are twenty

April 4, 2009 10:50:03 pm

After London,chances of the Great Recession becoming a Great Depression recede

Climate cleavages

April 4, 2009 10:48:40 pm

This week the G-20 leaders met in London to discuss the global financial crisis,which is set to dominate the international agenda for some time.

Perceptions of G20: India

April 4, 2009 7:14:38 pm

Pratap Bhanu Mehta | Swaraj Aur Samvidhan
Perceptions of the G20 Summit are not independent of broader ideological and theoretical commitments of commentators and their sense of causes and effects of this crisis.

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat

April 4, 2009 4:27:44 pm

Bibek Debroy
On public policy,there are three clear lessons. First,create fiscal space when going is good. We are in a mess because we didn’t do that between 2003-04 and 2007-08.

The courtroom farce in Chhattisgarh

April 4, 2009 1:22:50 am

A personal account of satyagraha against the baseless persecution of Binayak Sen

Through a glass,darkly

April 4, 2009 1:19:44 am

The political scenario in India has been completely muddled in the last few days.

How to digest TV election news

April 4, 2009 1:17:15 am

Try my recipe on preparing a digestible dish of TV election news.

United they stand?

April 4, 2009 1:15:13 am

On March 3,all Pakistani papers presented a grim picture about the unity of the country.

A first principles disagreement

April 3, 2009 5:15:05 pm

It is impossible fully to comprehend the significant ramifications of the great and successful gamble of India’s first general election…